Below you will find examples of SUBJECTS that will lead you to books appropriate for your course.
To find additional SUBJECTS, search the BOOKS & MORE section of the library homepage for keywords related to your interest and then click on the SUBJECT tab in a book that interests you. It will lead you to all the books on that subject.
To read more about the contents of any database in the Duke University Libraries, click on the title of the database and then on the "more details" link.
Useful general databases containing journal articles in English:
Useful general databases containing journal articles in Spanish:
LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center). LANIC is a project at the U. of Texas where faculty & trained assistants evaluate web sites relevant to Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Organized by country, theme & discipline, this is one-stop-shopping for finding information on the web. The site is available in English, Spanish & Portuguese.
PHOTOGRAPHS The best general database for images is:
AP Images Associated Press photos covering more than a century of historical events
The documentary photography collections on the Rubenstein Library page of this guide include images of farms and farmworkers in North Carolina.
For additional image resources consult the guide to images prepared by Lee Sorensen, Duke's Librarian for Visual Studies.
BOOKS OF CARICATURE AND POLITICAL HUMOR
Try a Google image search for various keywords such as <political posters Peru food>
The manuscript collections listed on the Rubenstein Library page of this guide include posters and other visual material related to activists' support of farmworkers in North Carolina.
The Princeton University Libraries has collected ephemera (posters, leaflets, newsletters) from each country in Latin America. The Duke Libraries owns the microfilmed reels for Perú which include sections on Agriculture, Environment, Human Rights, Women's Issues and other topics.